An Ellington Fantasy

A Medley of Famous Compositions by “The Duke”

Dedicated to the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Symphonic Orchestra

Program Notes:

A tribute to Duke Ellington’s music. Quotations include “Rockin’ In Rhythm”, “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”, and “Caravan”.

Instrumentation:

Orchestra: 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 3 Clarinets in Bb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, 2 Alto Saxophones, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophopne, 4 Horns in F, 3 Trumpets in Bb, 2 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani (Opt.), Percussion (Drum Set), Piano, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello, Double Bass

Duration:

6 minutes

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